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Wright Brothers

Two brothers who are credited with inventing the airplane. The Wright brothers developed a way for a pilot to control a motor-powered flying machine. This invention revolutionized transportation, trade, warfare and myriad other businesses. Wilbur Wright lived from 1867 to 1912. Orville Wright lived from 1871 to 1948.
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Here are few interesting facts about the Wright Brothers, who designed the world's first successful plane with controls that allowed the pilot to steer it.
That afternoon, the Wright brothers walked the four miles to Kitty Hawk and sent a telegram to their father, Bishop Milton Wright, back home in Dayton.
Foulois describing his learning to "fly by mail" comes from his describing his corresponding with the Wright Brothers to ask them questions about how to fly.
The Wright brothers invented the first practical airplane.
The Flyer will become part of a current lobby exhibit on the Wright Brothers which already includes a full scale reproduction of the Wright Brothers 1911 Glider.
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The Wright Brothers by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster, 2015) ISBN: 9781476728742, 368 pages, Hardcover $18.
The Wright Brothers, McCullough's 10th book, paints a vivid picture of history's two most famous aviators.
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New York, June 28 ( ANI ): Connecticut lawmakers have legally discredited the Wright brothers as the US' first-in-flight aviators.
Enter Kitty Hawk, the site that is now home to the Wright Brothers National Memorial.
In addition, the company represents rights for several iconic celebrities on its own, including Steve McQueen, Albert Einstein, Maria Callas and The Wright Brothers.